butter, room temperature
Cream butter and sugar together until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time. Mix well. Add applesauce and vanilla.
In seperate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda and powder, cinnamon and allspice. Add all this to creamed mixture. Mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins.
Bake a 350 in a greased and floured loaf pan 9x5 for 55 to 60 minutes. Or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Very good served with cream cheese and apple butter.